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I know that Gladioli should be allowed to die back to build up the bulbs for next year. My problem is that they haven't died back yet. Do I still leave well alone or is it now safe to cut it off. The fact that they survive in the ground here in my garden is a miracle itself, therefore I'd hate to loose them now.



I'd leave well alone.

20 Feb, 2014


I too would leave alone.

20 Feb, 2014


Thanks ladies :)

20 Feb, 2014


When they properly start into growth they will put up new leaves. You can tidy up the old ones then if they are dying, otherwise just leave them.

21 Feb, 2014

How do I say thanks?

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